The Fundamental Futurist

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference Maps Out Stronger Cross-platform Development

–  Ignacio Segovia, Chief Architect, Head of Product Engineering, Altimetrik

Apple is known for its flashy consumer product launches, but this week’s 2019 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) demonstrated that the company knows how to impress the developer community too. I thought this year’s conference was one of the more impressive WWDC events of the last two decades, with important new features and products for end consumers and developers alike.

Here are some of the things that really impressed me: Read more…

Digital Transformation is here for good

Get your ship ready to ride the tide

Jeff Fleischman

Chief Marketing Officer, Altimetrik

Digital transformation is changing how companies operate from the ground up – every part of the organization is impacted. Whether it is building new products or services, creating new customer experiences, or using data to create new marketing strategies technology is the enabler in how they are delivered. Technology has been a core component of business for decades and digital transformation is the latest chapter in its evolution. Although companies may experience some headwinds, digital transformation will have a lasting benefit on a company’s competitiveness and bottom-line results. Read more…

Addressing the Key Challenges in Digital Transformation

Anil Somani

Chief Transformation Officer (West)

Digital Data Transformation in any organization is an ongoing journey. It is a process of evolution that needs to be addressed from multiple angles to reduce risk of failure and minimize resistance to change.

Most organizations today are grappling with a similar set of challenges – relevant skill shortage, undefined and ambiguous processes, and highly complex and inflexible legacy IT infrastructures. Although there’s a plethora of tools, technologies and methods available in the market, there is a need for organizations to identify business and technology partners who can highly contextualize and configure the end-to-end transformation process to help the organization get closer to the goals with speed and agility. Read more…

Making it Real with Machine Learning

I recently wrote a post on the reality of Digital Transformation on LinkedIn. While the response was great, one of the important pieces of feedback was to make it a bit more real using a business use case. Another was to go further into details, specifically regarding applying machine learning in real world. As a result, I am writing this post describing a classic business use case that I encounter in customer service scenarios with many of our clients. Read more…

Building Lasting Transformation

A revelation by Raj Vattikuti

In my previous blog, I spoke of how transformation is not a revolution, but an evolutionary journey for enterprises. From my observations, I see that while organizations these days are able to articulate their transformation charter, they are still unclear about whether their people are ready for such a transformation. Is the organization culturally ready to embrace the transformation charter they have set for themselves? Do they have the conviction to stay with the transformation, however disruptive it may be and to see it through to the last mile?

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